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Pension changes: not fair Joe

August 31, 2014
Close-up of senior woman in contemplation. Image shot 2006. Exact date unknown.

The government’s plans to change the age pension will make Australia a less fair and equal society, and worsen poverty among the elderly. If you’ve been worried about surviving in retirement, the government’s cost-cutting measures give you more reason to …

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End of the free ride

June 16, 2014
over 60 always out

The federal government’s decision to slash $1.3 billion over four years from state-based pensioner and seniors concessions has caused an understandable furore. A lot of age and disability pensioners, as well as sole parent and carer pensioners desperately need those

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